32 Vacancies Open At Kenya BioVax Institute

The Kenya BioVax Institute, a leading State Corporation in the healthcare sector, is at the forefront of manufacturing, packaging, and commercializing specialized Health Products and Technologies (HPTs).

As we continue to advance our mission in contributing to global health, we are seeking highly qualified and dedicated individuals to join our dynamic team.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the healthcare industry and have the expertise to match, we invite you to explore the exciting career opportunities listed below.

Office Assistant I

Job Description:
As an Office Assistant I, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to various departments within the Institute. This role involves tasks such as handling office correspondence, managing files, and ensuring the smooth operation of day-to-day activities.

Duties:

  • Receive and distribute incoming mail.
  • Maintain office supplies and equipment.
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating office events.
  • Handle routine administrative tasks as assigned.

Driver II

Job Description:
As a Driver II, you will play a vital role in ensuring the safe and efficient transportation of staff and materials. This position requires a responsible and reliable individual with a commitment to adhering to safety regulations.

Duties:

  • Safely transport staff to and from designated locations.
  • Maintain the vehicle in good condition.
  • Assist in the delivery and collection of materials as needed.
  • Adhere to traffic rules and safety guidelines.

Administration Officer

Job Description:
The Administration Officer will be responsible for overseeing the administrative functions of the Institute. This role requires a seasoned professional with excellent organizational and leadership skills.

Duties:

  • Coordinate office procedures and policies.
  • Manage office facilities and ensure a conducive working environment.
  • Supervise administrative staff.
  • Implement and maintain efficient administrative systems.

ICT Officer

Job Description:
The ICT Officer will play a crucial role in managing the Institute’s information technology systems. This position requires a tech-savvy individual with a strong understanding of ICT infrastructure and a commitment to ensuring the organization’s technological efficiency.

Duties:

  • Oversee the installation, configuration, and maintenance of ICT systems.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
  • Implement security measures to protect the organization’s data.
  • Provide technical support to staff.

Accountant

Job Description:
As an Accountant, you will be responsible for managing financial transactions and ensuring compliance with accounting standards. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with strong analytical and communication skills.

Duties:

  • Record and manage financial transactions.
  • Prepare financial statements and reports.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles and regulations.
  • Provide financial guidance to the organization.

Finance Officer

Job Description:
The Finance Officer will be responsible for supporting financial planning and management activities. This role requires a strategic thinker with a strong background in financial analysis and reporting.

Duties:

  • Assist in budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Conduct financial analysis and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations.
  • Collaborate with the finance team on strategic initiatives.

Supply Chain Management Officer

Job Description:
The Supply Chain Management Officer will be responsible for overseeing procurement and logistics activities. This position requires a professional with expertise in supply chain management and a commitment to ensuring cost-effectiveness.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies.
  • Conduct market research and vendor evaluations.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies and regulations.
  • Monitor inventory levels and optimize supply chain efficiency.

Human Resource Management Officer

Job Description:
As a Human Resource Management Officer, you will be responsible for managing human resource functions. This role requires a knowledgeable and approachable HR professional with excellent interpersonal skills.

Duties:

  • Handle recruitment and onboarding processes.
  • Implement HR policies and procedures.
  • Manage employee relations and welfare.
  • Facilitate training and development programs.

Internal Auditor

Job Description:
The Internal Auditor will be responsible for assessing and improving the effectiveness of internal controls. This position requires a qualified auditor with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to ensuring compliance.

Duties:

  • Conduct internal audits and risk assessments.
  • Evaluate and improve internal control systems.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Provide recommendations for process improvement.

Safety, Health and Environment Officer

Job Description:
The Safety, Health, and Environment Officer will be responsible for implementing and overseeing safety measures within the Institute. This role requires a professional with expertise in occupational health and safety.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement safety protocols.
  • Conduct risk assessments and safety inspections.
  • Ensure compliance with health and environmental regulations.
  • Provide safety training to staff.

Senior Engineer

Job Description:
As a Senior Engineer, you will lead engineering projects and provide technical expertise. This position requires a seasoned professional with a strong background in engineering and project management.

Duties:

  • Lead and manage engineering projects.
  • Provide technical guidance to engineering teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on project planning.
  • Ensure the successful execution of engineering initiatives.

Senior Product Quality Assurance Officer

Job Description:
The Senior Product Quality Assurance Officer will be responsible for ensuring the quality and safety of the Institute’s products. This role requires a detail-oriented individual with a strong background in quality assurance.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement quality assurance processes.
  • Conduct product quality inspections and audits.
  • Ensure compliance with quality standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with production teams to address quality issues.

Senior Human Resource Officer

Job Description:
The Senior Human Resource Officer will play a key role in managing human resource functions. This role requires a seasoned HR professional with leadership skills and a strategic mindset.

Duties:

  • Lead and oversee HR processes and programs.
  • Provide guidance on HR policies and procedures.
  • Handle complex employee relations issues.
  • Contribute to the development of HR strategies.

Principal Engineering Technician

Job Description:
As the Principal Engineering Technician, you will provide technical support and expertise in engineering projects. This position requires a highly skilled individual with a deep understanding of engineering principles.

Duties:

  • Provide technical support to engineering teams.
  • Conduct technical evaluations and assessments.
  • Assist in the development of engineering solutions.
  • Collaborate with senior engineers on project planning.

Principal Product Quality Control Officer

Job Description:
The Principal Product Quality Control Officer will be responsible for overseeing product quality control processes. This role requires a seasoned professional with expertise in quality control.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement quality control procedures.
  • Conduct product quality testing and analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Provide guidance to quality control teams.

Principal Supply Chain Management Officer

Job Description:
The Principal Supply Chain Management Officer will lead strategic procurement and logistics initiatives. This role requires a seasoned professional with expertise in supply chain management.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement supply chain strategies.
  • Lead procurement negotiations and vendor evaluations.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies and regulations.
  • Provide guidance to the supply chain team.

Principal Accountant

Job Description:
As the Principal Accountant, you will lead financial management and reporting activities. This position requires a

highly skilled and experienced accountant with strong leadership capabilities.

Duties:

  • Oversee financial transactions and reporting.
  • Lead budgeting and financial planning processes.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles and regulations.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance to the organization.

Principal Engineer

Job Description:
The Principal Engineer will lead and oversee engineering projects, providing technical leadership and expertise. This position requires a seasoned engineer with a track record of successful project management.

Duties:

  • Lead and manage complex engineering projects.
  • Provide technical guidance to engineering teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on project planning.
  • Ensure the successful execution of engineering initiatives.

Principal Production Scientist

Job Description:
The Principal Production Scientist will lead scientific initiatives related to product development and production. This role requires a highly skilled scientist with expertise in production processes.

Duties:

  • Lead scientific research and development projects.
  • Provide technical guidance to production teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on product innovation.
  • Ensure the successful execution of production initiatives.

Assistant Manager, Vaccines and Biologicals

Job Description:
The Assistant Manager, Vaccines and Biologicals, will play a key role in managing and overseeing vaccine production processes. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with expertise in vaccine manufacturing.

Duties:

  • Assist in the management of vaccine production activities.
  • Provide technical support to production teams.
  • Collaborate with regulatory authorities on vaccine compliance.
  • Contribute to the development of vaccine production strategies.

Manager, Finance and Accounts

Job Description:
The Manager, Finance and Accounts, will lead financial management and reporting activities. This position requires a strategic thinker with strong financial acumen and leadership skills.

Duties:

  • Lead financial planning and budgeting processes.
  • Oversee financial transactions and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance to the organization.

Manager, Sales and Marketing

Job Description:
The Manager, Sales and Marketing, will lead initiatives to promote and sell the Institute’s products. This position requires a results-oriented individual with expertise in sales and marketing.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement sales and marketing strategies.
  • Lead promotional activities and campaigns.
  • Collaborate with external partners and clients.
  • Monitor market trends and competitor activities.

Manager, Human Resource and Administration

Job Description:
The Manager, Human Resource and Administration, will play a key role in managing HR functions and administrative processes. This position requires a seasoned HR professional with leadership skills.

Duties:

  • Lead and oversee HR processes and programs.
  • Provide guidance on HR policies and procedures.
  • Manage administrative functions and facilities.
  • Contribute to the development of HR and administrative strategies.

Manager, Strategy and Planning

Job Description:
The Manager, Strategy and Planning, will lead initiatives related to organizational strategy and planning. This position requires a strategic thinker with strong analytical and planning skills.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement organizational strategies.
  • Lead strategic planning processes.
  • Conduct market research and analysis.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership on strategic initiatives.

Manager, Safety, Health and Environment

Job Description:
The Manager, Safety, Health, and Environment, will be responsible for overseeing safety measures within the Institute. This role requires a professional with expertise in occupational health and safety.

Duties:

  • Develop and implement safety protocols.
  • Conduct risk assessments and safety inspections.
  • Ensure compliance with health and environmental regulations.
  • Provide safety training to staff.

Manager, Engineering Services

Job Description:
The Manager, Engineering Services, will lead and oversee engineering projects and services. This position requires a seasoned engineer with strong leadership and project management skills.

Duties:

  • Lead and manage engineering projects and services.
  • Provide technical guidance to engineering teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on project planning.
  • Ensure the successful execution of engineering services.

Manager, Production (Vaccines and Biologicals)

Job Description:
The Manager, Production (Vaccines and Biologicals), will be responsible for overseeing vaccine production processes. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with expertise in vaccine manufacturing.

Duties:

  • Oversee vaccine production activities.
  • Provide technical support to production teams.
  • Collaborate with regulatory authorities on vaccine compliance.
  • Contribute to the development of vaccine production strategies.

General Manager, Production (Vaccines and Biologicals)

Job Description:
The General Manager, Production (Vaccines and Biologicals), will provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the Institute’s vaccine production activities. This position requires a highly experienced and visionary leader.

Duties:

  • Provide overall leadership to vaccine production activities.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for production.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership on organizational strategies.
  • Ensure the successful execution of vaccine production initiatives.

General Manager, Research and Technology Transfer

Job Description:
The General Manager, Research and Technology Transfer, will provide overall leadership in research and technology transfer initiatives. This position requires a visionary leader with a strong background in research.

Duties:

  • Provide overall leadership to research and technology transfer initiatives.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for research.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership on organizational strategies.
  • Ensure the successful execution of research and technology transfer initiatives.
Application Deadline: 5th March 2024

How to Apply

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Note: Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Join the Kenya BioVax Institute and be part of a groundbreaking team dedicated to transforming healthcare through innovation. Your skills and expertise can make a significant impact on the advancement of health products and technologies. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career journey with us.

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